Job Description

Full Time

Location: Senior and Preparatory

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £40,000 Per Annum

Permanent | Full-time | Term-time only (34 weeks per year)
Salary c.£40,000 depending on skills, knowledge and experience

This ‘Excellent in Every Aspect’ ISI rated day and boarding school is looking for a Head of Wellbeing. This integral role within the School must be held by a qualified counsellor/psychotherapist who has experience of working with adults, children and adolescents and would suit a leader with a proven track record of team management and excellent communication skills.

As part of the role, the supervision of counsellors and key pastoral staff will be expected, along with the ability to deliver training courses and be Level 3 Safeguarding trained.

This role will permit the right candidate to work as a mental health lead and to support the Headmaster to foster leadership that supports emotional health and wellbeing, along with having input into the PSHE curriculum.

Further information and a full job description can be found within the ‘Role Information Pack’.

This role is a permanent position working 40 hours per week between Monday and Saturday during term-time. The salary for this role is c.£40,000 depending on skills, knowledge and experience.

Benefits include free life assurance, uniform and parking; contributory pension scheme (matched at 4%); membership availability to the School’s healthcare scheme (via BUPA); free lunch on full days worked; free hot drinks supplied and lunch/dinner provided; annual salary reviews; free use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities; subsidised on-site Coffee Shop; and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers. More information on our rewards package can be found on our website

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities.

We are rated ‘Excellent in every aspect’ by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 21 February 2022 at 9:00am.
Interviews will be held shortly after the interviews.

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website to complete our online application process.

Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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